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Last update: 7 December 2017

S2R Information Day – Open Call for proposals 2018

12 December 2017, Brussels (BE)

Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking is organising the S2R Information Day – Open Call for proposals 2018, which will take place next 12th of December 2017 in the Egg, Congress & Meeting Centre in Brussels.
The Information Day will provide an overview of the Shift2Rail Research & Innovation Programme, focusing in particular on the upcoming funding opportunities under the umbrella of the Horizon 2020 Programme.

Who should attend?

Interested companies and research organisations that are meeting Horizon 2020 eligibility criteria and who wish to carry out collaborative research and innovation projects in the area of the railway transports.

S2R will confirm your participation by e-mail, which will grant access to the event.

The Egg, Bara Street 175
1070 Brussels, Belgium

Do not hesitate: register now!

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Horizon 2020: WP 2018 - 2020 Transport Info Day - REGISTER!

13 December 2017, EC Charlemagne Building, Rue de la Loi 170, B-1049

EC services responsible for transport research - DG RTD, DG MOVE and DG CNECT - in collaboration with INEA, are organising an information day to present the new Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 in the area of transport research and innovation.

The event will take place in the morning of 13 December 2017 in Brussels. It will address potential applicants to the 2018 calls for project proposals under the Horizon 2020 challenge 'Smart, green and integrated transport' . Presentations will cover the whole Work Programme 2018-2020, application procedures and will provide detailed information on the calls 2018. 

The event will be streamed in real time and a webstreaming link will be available 48 hours before the event via a dedicated link (to be activated at a later stage).

Registration is compulsory and free of charge.

Due to the limited number of seats available, only one representative per organisation will be accepted. To secure your seat, register ASAP!

The Info Day will be followed by the ETNA2020 Networking and Brokerage event to take place in the afternoon at the same venue.
For this latter, please register separately at:

Stay tuned and follow #H2020TransportInfo for more info, networking and partner search!

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Workshop 'EU Aviation Research Policy on Noise'

16-17 January 2018, Brussels, Belgium

The European Commission, Clean Sky JU and INEA organise a two-day workshop on EU Aviation Research Policy on Noise, towards linking noise research and technological developments with certification and regulatory issues at EASA and ICAO level.

The workshop builds upon the last successful one organised by the FP7 X-Noise project on 'Future Trends in Aviation Noise Research', held in Brussels in 2014.

To register, please send your name, organisation and e-mail address to:

Please note that, due to limited room's capacity, registrations will be taken in the order of arrival.


More info:

- agenda (soon)

- meeting location
COV2 25/SDR1 'Auditorium Nowotny',
Covent Garden Building,
Place C. Rogier, 16 - 1210 Brussels (BE)

TRA 2018 "A Digital ERA For Transport - Solutions for Society, Economy and Environment"

16-19 April 2018, Vienna, Austria

European Commission's DG RTD and DG MOVE are co-organising with the Austrian Ministry for Transport and Innovation, the 7th edition of Transport Research Arena (TRA), to be held in Vienna from 16 to 19 April 2018.

TRA is the largest Transport Research and Innovation Conference in Europe.The seventh edition of this biennial event will have as overaching theme "A Digital ERA For Transport - Solutions for Society, Economy and Environment".

The Conference brings together all the stakeholders of the transport system, bringing researchers, industries and public bodies closer to each other and providing a forum where they can exchange with policy makers on the challenges and opportunities the industry faces. The main TRA sessions fully reflect the multimodal and multidisciplinary nature of the transport sector and, for this reason, address all stakeholders regardless of mode.

The four main themes of the conference will be:

  • Shaping the new mobility landscape – a vision for transport & mobility for Europe
  • How digitalisation is transforming transport & mobility systems
  • Decarbonisation & future growth – how to change our mobility system & remain competitive
  • Shaping future transport research in Europe

There will be also an important exhibition area with both static and live demonstrations on latest technology developments (e.g. on electric vehicles, batteries, automation, etc.). The European Commission will have its own stand with the involvement of all transport-relevant services (DG RTD, DG MOVE, DG CNECT, DG JRC, INEA; EASME, etc.) presenting the results of EU-funded research and development projects.


The Event will be held at:

Reed exhibitions Messe Wien,
Messeplatz 1, P.O.Box 277,

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2017 POLIS Annual Conference 'Transport innovation for sustainable cities and regions'

6-7 December 2017

This year's Annual Polis Conference on 'Transport innovation for sustainable cities and regions' will take place on 6 and 7 December 2017 in Brussels.

RTD Transport will participate in the event also to promote its two Horizon Prizes: for Retrofit (to be awarded at TRA 2018 conference) and for the Cleanest Engine of the Future.

Polis is a network of European cities and regions working together to develop innovative technologies and policies for local transport.

Its activities are organised around four thematic pillars:

  • Environment and Health in Transport
  • Mobility and Traffic Efficiency
  • Transport Safety and Security
  • Social and Economic Aspects of Transport


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SAVE THE DATE: 1st European Conference Results from road transport research in H2020 projects

29-30 November 2017, Hotel Bloom, Rue Royale 250, 1210 Brussels (BE)

Joint with ERTRAC, EGVIA is organising the 1st European-wide conference to showcase the results of selected H2020 funded projects on road transport related areas (Green Vehicles, Road, Mobility for Growth: Urban Mobility, Logistics, Intelligent Transport Systems ...). Various technological challenges will be covered in order to highlight the contribution of ongoing EU-funded research projects to meet EU policy goals.

This conference will be a unique opportunity to get an overview of results from H2020 funded projects: selected ones will present their preliminary results giving participants an overall picture of the achievements of EU-funded research.

Agenda and registration form will follow soon, stay tuned !

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Clean Air Forum

16-17 November 2017, Paris, France

The European Clean Air Forum will provide a basis for structured dialogues, exchange of knowledge and good practices, and enhance capacity of relevant stakeholders to improve air quality. It aims to reflect on the development of policies, projects and programmes in the context of air pollution and air quality, and facilitate the implementation of European, national and local air policies.

The Clean Air Forum will focus on three themes: air quality in cities; agriculture and air quality and clean air business opportunities. The conference itself will thus bring together experts on the above topics as well as decision-makers and stakeholders in a two-day conference.

In this occasion, information will be spread about: the H2020 funded projects LOWBRASYS  - on particle emissions from brakes and their reduction - PEMS4NANO, Sureal23 and DOWN2TEN - on understanding and measurement of particles below the current 23 nanometres and development of a PEMS system; and on the two RTD Horizon Prizes for Retrofit and Clean Engine of the Future.

“EU Research Conference – Funding and Policies for Smart Mobility", 10 October 2017, Turin (Italy)

10 October 2017, Lingotto Fiere, Via Nizza 294 - Turin

Within the frame of Smart Mobility World, the Polytechnic University of Turin - in collaboration with Turin's Chamber of Commerce and through the EEN-Enterprise Europe Network - is organising the international “EU Research Conference – Funding and Policies for Smart Mobility". The event will showcase opportunities to cooperate in Research and Innovation projects in smart mobility. European funds in the framework of Horizon 2020 will be presented, together with relevant international initiatives focused on Research.
The conference will be coupled with the brokerage event: "Smart Mobility Enterprise Europe Network B2B". Both happenings are addressed to companies, universities, research centres and public organisations interested in potential partnerships in the field of smart mobility industry.

Participation in both events is free of charge.

Main Topics:

  • Electric, Sharing, Green and Urban Mobility
  • City Logistics and Traffic Management
  • Smart City, Smart Lighting & Infrastructures
  • Driving Safety and Future Mobility
  • Smart Parking  and Smart Payment
  • GIS & BIG Data
  • Transportation Cybersecurity
  • Telematic Insurance
  • Digital Transformation

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Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems

21-22 September 2017, Rome, Italy

The IMPACT project will held its Final Dissemination Event "Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems" in Rome (Italy), 21-22 September 2017.

IMPACT is a CSA of the European Commission investigating the key role played by cultural factors in managing safety and security issues related to emergencies in public transport systems.

The final event will bring together experts, researchers, practitioners and relevant stakeholders in the different transport domains, including service providers, first responders, law enforcement and national and international regulators.

Keynote speakers, like Gert Jan Hofstede and Marcel Altenburg, will provide the impetus for a discussion on current research trends in socio-cultural aspects relevant for ensuring safety and security in modern transport hubs.

The event will also host a panel session dedicated to introducing the LETS-CROWD H2020 project, recently started.

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